2. Noun. (television) The situation where a television programme overruns its scheduled slot. ¹
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Definition of Runover
1. matter for publication that exceeds the allotted space [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Runover
Literary usage of Runover
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biennial Report by Vermont Public Service Commission (1900)
"... was struck by an engine, runover and instantly killed. May 13, 1899.—Allen J. Adams, shipping clerk on the Clarendon & Pittsford Railroad, climbed upon ..."
2. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"... that we proceed methodically in our examination from the beginning to the end, leaving nothing out in the middle, which is implied by the word, runover. ..."
3. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1869)
"... blood-shed in our ! on the Side-walk, it not leave it, or I would be happy land. I will now dismiss this unpleas- j runover, being then very small. ..."
4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1887)
"As representatives of this type may be mentioned the Garfield, runover, Occidental, Thunderer, Bos.=, Gobbler, Alhambra, and Cornet. ..."